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Fake iPhones (Photo by Zaira Cortes/EDLP)

Cheap iPhones: Getting and Regretting

Bronx, Crime, Featured Posts April 18, 2012 at 5:23 pm

El Diario La Prensa alerts readers to the dangers of buying a fake or stolen iPhone from a street peddler.

The Ecuadorian transsexual Jessica Guaman held a picture of herself during a protest against stop-and-frisk practices in October 2010.  (Photo by Zaira Cortes / EDLP)

Transsexuals Say They Too Are Victims of Stop-and-Frisk

Crime, LGBTQ March 8, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Much of the discussion of the New York City Police Department’s “stop-and-frisk” practices have focused on young black men, who make up a high proportion of those stopped. But in a recent article El Diario focuses on another group that says they have been harassed by police — transsexuals.

Demonstrators rallied in Manhattan's Union Square to support Salvador Nasralla, one of two presidential candidates to declare victory after Honduras' presidential election on November 26, and protest political repression and electoral fraud by the incumbent administration of Juan Orlando Hernández. (Photo by Joe Catron, Creative Commons license)

Instability in Honduras Stirs Worry Among TPS Beneficiaries

Central American, Immigration, Politics December 7, 2017 at 3:12 pm

Honduran activists are increasingly worried about political upheaval back home and its repercussions for beneficiaries of TPS in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.  

A gamecock waiting its turn at a fight in Mexico like one of those described in the article (Photo by David Boté Estrada, Creative commons license)

Roosters Bred for Cockfighting Travel from NY to Mexico

Brooklyn, Mexican October 14, 2015 at 4:10 pm

Roosters bred in farms outside of New York City are taken through Texas and across the border to be sold for cockfights at fairs throughout Mexico, El Diario reports.

(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario-La Prensa)

Pedestrian Plaza Brings Together Diversity of Queens

Business, Culture, Queens July 2, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Despite initial objections to Diversity Plaza, the Jackson Heights pedestrian site has brought together small business owners and artists, as well as the diverse communities around the square, thanks in part to an open-air art gallery and festival, reports El Diario-La Prensa.